Gerontology *: Find Articles

Available electronic collections, books and journals

Keywords and Indexing Terms

The USC Libraries' Developing Keywords tutorial can help you practice using the most effective search terms so a database can find just what you seek.

Also be aware some databases index their records (e.g. PsycINFO and PubMed/MEDLINE). In these cases, it will be important of identify the correct subject terms in order to find the items you need. 

Citation Databases

Subject indexes in ProQuest are available under Advanced Search. An available thesaurus or index is listed with the database.

Additional and Multidisciplinary Databases

Citation Resources

Web-based citation managers that allow you to import references from text files, web sites or online databases.  From more information on Citing styles, visit the Citation Guide

Automatic Citation Generators

Type in your information and have a citation compiled for you. Note that these are not foolproof systems so it is important that you verify that your citation is correct and check your spelling, capitalization, etc. However, they can be useful in creating basic types of citations, particularly for online sources.

  • BibMe -- APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian styles
  • DocsCite -- for citing government publications in APA or MLA formats
  • EasyBib -- APA, MLA, and Chicago styles
  • KnightCite -- APA, MLA, and Chicago styles
  • Scholar Space -- APA, MLA, and Chicago styles including citing uncommon sources
  • Son of Citation Machine -- APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian styles